Day: April 18, 2019

INSIDE THE FLX: Michael Kracker of Unshackle Upstate discusses $175.5B NYS budget

INSIDE THE FLX: Michael Kracker of Unshackle Upstate discusses $175.5B NYS budget

New York State has adopted a $175.5 billion budget. What does that mean for Upstate New York? Well, it has serious implications – as noted by Unshackle Upstate. Unshackle Upstate advocates on behalf of businesses and trade organizations in Upstate New York ... MORE
Yankees make it two straight over Boston as Gardner smacks 100th HR

Yankees make it two straight over Boston as Gardner smacks 100th HR

Brett Gardner waited a dozen years for his 100th career home run, and the milestone blast could not have come at a better time for the Yankees. The longest-tenured Bomber cracked a seventh-inning grand slam that helped power his club to a ... MORE
Mets lose another close one in Philadelphia

Mets lose another close one in Philadelphia

Some Phillies fans might have missed a comment that Jake Arrieta made last Friday as he celebrated his 100th career win in Miami. “I know I can still be elite,” he said. Arrieta put together another strong performance in Wednesday afternoon’s 3-2 ... MORE
New York Mets, Sports
Buffalo Bills 2019 season schedule released

Buffalo Bills 2019 season schedule released

The 2019-20 NFL schedule was revealed on Wednesday night, and the Buffalo Bills will begin the season with two weeks in the Meadowlands, and later will be spending Thanksgiving in Dallas. All of the Bills regular season games are scheduled to be ... MORE
Buffalo Bills, Sports
Cortland couple arrested on child exploitation facing federal charges

Cortland couple arrested on child exploitation facing federal charges

A couple in Cortland was charged Wednesday with conspiring to sexually exploit a child, according to the Department of Justice. A federal criminal complaint charges that Lawrence and Brittany Berry allegedly conspired together to sexually exploit a child who was born in ... MORE
News, Police Beat
NYS DOT to hold public meeting on plan for roundabout in Victor

DOT to hold public meeting on roundabout plan for Victor

A public information meeting to discuss a proposal for a roundabout in Victor is scheduled for next month. The roundabout would be installed at the intersection of Route 96 and Lynaugh Road. Construction for the roundabout would include new sidewalks, a new ... MORE
Downtown Geneva to undergo a major transformation

Downtown Geneva to undergo a major transformation

Downtown Geneva is about to undergo a major transformation. The city wants to draw more people to its lakefront areas and in order to do it, it’s planning major changes to the Route 5 and 20 corridor. Right now, Route 5 and ... MORE
Geneva, News, Ontario County
Leaders call for more early intervention funds after agency says it may cease in Wayne County

Leaders call for more early intervention funds after agency says it may cease in Wayne County

With a Wayne County agency pondering ending its Early Intervention Program for children ages birth to 3, the Board of Supervisors passed a resolution at its meeting Tuesday asking Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the state Legislature to significantly boost reimbursement rates for ... MORE
Reed slams Democrats over tax return push

Reed slams Democrats over tax return push

Republican Rep. Tom Reed in a statement on Wednesday blasted Democrats for seeking to gain access to President Donald Trump’s tax returns, calling the move a “dangerous precedent” if successful. The House Ways and Means Committee is using a little-known law in ... MORE
News, Politics
Senecas take casino dispute forward after ruling that they need to pay NYS

Senecas take casino dispute forward after ruling that they need to pay NYS

The Seneca Nation of Indians is calling on the U.S. Department of Interior to review an arbitration panel’s decision in regards to an ongoing dispute over casino revenue sharing. The panel ruled the Senecas are required to continue to pay a portion ... MORE
Farmington holds meeting on solar farm that would bring thousands of panels to town

Farmington holds meeting on solar farm that would bring thousands of panels to town

It could be one of the largest solar farms in the region: 40 acres in Farmington are proposed to become home to thousands of solar panels. Nearly 100 people gathered at the highway garage off Hook Road in Farmington, most of them ... MORE
REPORT: Geneva Friendly’s will close next month

REPORT: Geneva Friendly’s will close next month, Eastview location already shut down

Friendly’s in Geneva will be shutting down next month. Management has confirmed to Finger Lakes News Radio that the popular restaurant will see it’s last day of business on May 14th. Earlier this month several corporate-owned locations shut down without warning. The ... MORE
Geneva, News, Ontario County
Freedom Village is leaving NY; heading to South Carolina

Freedom Village is leaving Yates County; heading to South Carolina

Freedom Village is moving to South Carolina, according to Finger Lakes News Radio. Pastor Fletcher Brothers, who calls his ministry “North America’s premier Christian home for at-risk youth” addressed the reason why the facility is moving to Charleston, South Carolina on a ... MORE
Business, News, Yates County
Budelmann is no fan of cashless

Budelmann is no fan of cashless bail, other criminal justice reforms

Criminal justice reforms shouldn’t simply gut, or throw away systems that have worked. That’s the message from Cayuga County District Attorney Jon Budelmann, who spoke with Finger Lakes News Radio earlier this week. He says that members of law enforcement and prosecutors ... MORE
Victor man charged with felony menacing after brandishing knife

Victor man charged with menacing a police officer in Farmington

Deputies say a Victor man was arrested for menacing a police officer following an incident at the Speedway Gas Station along Route 332 in Farmington on Thursday. Richard E. Byers, 31, of Victor was arrested after flipping off officers who were called ... MORE